BS, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. AS, summa cum laude, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI. The National Baking Center, Minneapolis, MN. The San Francisco Baking Institute, San Francisco, CA.
Executive Pastry Chef, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Director of Education for Camp Bread, The Bread Bakers Guild of America. Part-time Instructor in Baking and Pastry, The Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA. Pastry Chef, Dante’s Incorporated, State College, PA; The Atherton Hilton, State College.
Faculty Member of the Year, 2013. Best of Show, Bread Display, Société Culinaire Philanthropique Salon of Culinary Art, 2013. William H. Reiber Award for Outstanding Management Performance, The Pennsylvania State University, 2000.
Past member, Board of Directors, The Bread Bakers Guild of America. Vocational Education Advisory Board, State College Area School District. Past member, Culinary Advisory Board, The Pennsylvania College of Technology.